One way to secure outdoor Christmas decorations is toattach a stake to the back of them. This will help keep them anchored to the ground, even during strong wind gusts. If the decoration is large and flimsy, you can also drill or poke a few holes in it to allow wind to flow through.
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How do I secure decorations from the wind?
Push the stake as far into the ground as possible. A plastic or cardboard decoration can be secured with a stake attached by duct tape to its back. If a piece is rather large and flimsy, drill or poke a few holes in it to allow wind to flow through; the holes will give the piece a better chance of remaining in place during strong wind gusts.
How do you secure outdoor decorations to the ground?
If the piece is made of wood, nail or screw a flat stake so that about 1 foot of stake shows at the decoration’s bottom. Push the stake as far into the ground as possible. A plastic or cardboard decoration can be secured with a stake attached by duct tape to its back.
What is the best way to anchor an outdoor Christmas tree?
A good anchoring system that isn’t too obstructive is rebar and rope. Using a rubber mallet, pound the rebar or other heavy-duty metal stake into the ground behind your decoration. Then attached a sturdy chain or heavy rope, preferably to a hole or opening on the back of the item. The tether will be mostly obscured by grass or snow.
How do you keep inflatable decorations from flying off the ground?
Fasten all the straps and stakes securely to the ground upon the initial installation of an inflatable decoration, and check the straps and stakes during days with high wind. Strong gusts can tug at such decor from multiple directions, pulling the stakes partially out of the ground.